Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration, 40998-40999 [06-6333]

Download as PDF 40998 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 138 / Wednesday, July 19, 2006 / Notices Estimated number of hours for all respondents: 19,200 per year. Estimated cost of collection for all respondents: $800,000 to $2,700,000 per year. Comments: Comments on this request for extension of approval of information collection requirements should be submitted by August 18, 2006 to (1) the Office of Information and Regulatory Affairs, Attn: OMB Desk Officer for CPSC, Office of Management and Budget, Washington DC 20503; telephone: (202) 395–7340, and (2) the Office of the Secretary, by e-mail at cpsc-os@cpsc.gov or sent to the Office of the Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814. Written comments may also be sent by facsimile at (301) 504–0127. 0127. Copies of this request for extension of the information collection requirements and supporting documentation are available from Linda Glatz, Management and Program Analyst, Office of Planning and Evaluation, Consumer Product Safety Commission, 4330 East West Highway, Bethesda, MD 20814; telephone: (301) 504–7671. concerning patents. This OMB clearance currently expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Comments may be submitted on or before September 18, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Ernest Woodson, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–3775. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: Dated: July 12, 2006. Todd A. Stevenson, Secretary, Consumer Product Safety Commission. [FR Doc. E6–11386 Filed 7–18–06; 8:45 am] A. Purpose The patent coverage in FAR subpart 27.2 requires the contractor to report each notice of a claim of patent or copyright infringement that came to the contractor’s attention in connection with performing a Government contract (FAR 27.202–1 and 52.227–2). The contractor is also required to report all royalties anticipated or paid in excess of $250 for the use of patented inventions by furnishing the name and address of licensor, date of license agreement, patent number, brief description of item or component, percentage or dollar rate of royalty per unit, unit price of contract item, and number of units (FAR 27.204– 1, 52.227–6, and 52.227–9). The information collected is to protect the rights of the patent holder and the interest of the Government. BILLING CODE 6355–01–P DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0096] Federal Acquisition Regulation;Information Collection; Patents Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0096). sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:28 Jul 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents:30. Responses Per Respondent: 1. Total Responses: 30. Average Burden Hours Per Response:.5. Total Burden Hours:15. Obtaining Copies of Proposals: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, 1800 F Street, NW, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control No. 9000–0096, Patents, in all correspondence. PO 00000 Frm 00016 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 Dated: July 12, 2006. Ralph De Stefano Director, [FR Doc. 06–6332 Filed 7–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0129] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost Accounting Standards Administration Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0129). AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning cost accounting standards administration. The clearance currently expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before Sepetmber 18,2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other aspect of the collection of information, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1 Federal Register / Vol. 71, No. 138 / Wednesday, July 19, 2006 / Notices Mr. Jeremy Olson, Contract Policy Division, GSA, (202) 501–3221. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: A. Purpose FAR Subpart 30.6 and the provision at 52.230–5 include pertinent rules and regulations related to the Cost Accounting Standards along with necessary administrative policies and procedures. These administrative policies require certain contractors to submit cost impact estimates and descriptions in cost accounting practices and also to provide information on CAS-covered subcontractors. B. Annual Reporting Burden Number of Respondents: 644. Responses Per Respondent: 2.27. Total Responses: 1,462. Average Burden Hours Per Response: 175.00 Total Burden Hours: 255,829. OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the information collection documents from the General Services Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405, telephone (202) 501–4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000–0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration, in all correspondence. Dated: July 10, 2006. Linda Nelson, Deputy Director,Contract Policy Division. [FR Doc. 06–6333 Filed 7–18–06; 8:45 am] BILLING CODE 6820–EP–S DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION [OMB Control No. 9000–0075] Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Government Property Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration (GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA). ACTION: Notice of request for public comments regarding an extension to an existing OMB clearance (9000–0075). sroberts on PROD1PC70 with NOTICES AGENCIES: SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 (44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) VerDate Aug<31>2005 18:28 Jul 18, 2006 Jkt 208001 Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently approved information collection requirement concerning Government Property. This OMB clearance expires on October 31, 2006. Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or other forms of information technology. DATES: Submit comments on or before September 18, 2006. ADDRESSES: Submit comments, including suggestions for reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, FAR Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405. FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Jeritta Parnell, Contract Policy Division, GSA (202) 501–4082. SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION: A. Purpose Property, as used in Part 45, means all property, both real and personal. It includes facilities, material, special tooling, special test equipment, and agency-peculiar property. Government property includes both Governmentfurnished property and contractoracquired property. Contractors are required to establish and maintain a property system that will control, protect, preserve, and maintain all Government property because the contractor is responsible and accountable for all Government property under the provisions of the contract including property located with subcontractors. The contractor’s property control records shall constitute the Government’s official property records and shall be used to— (a) Provide financial accounts for Government-owned property in the contractor’s possession or control; (b) Identify all Government property (to include a complete, current, auditable record of all transactions); (c) Locate any item of Government property within a reasonable period of time. PO 00000 Frm 00017 Fmt 4703 Sfmt 4703 40999 This clearance covers the following requirements: (a) FAR 45.307–2(b) requires a contractor to notify the contracting officer if it intends to acquire or fabricate special test equipment. (b) FAR 45.502–1 requires a contractor to furnish written receipts for Government property. (c) FAR 45.502–2 requires a contractor to submit a discrepancy report upon receipt of Government property when overages, shortages, or damages are discovered. (d) FAR 45.504 requires a contractor to investigate and report all instances of loss, damage, or destruction of Government property. (e) FAR 45.505–1 requires that basic information be placed on the contractor’s property control records. (f) FAR 45.505–3 requires a contractor to maintain records for Government material. (g) FAR 45.505–4 requires a contractor to maintain records of special tooling and special test equipment. (h) FAR 45.505–5 requires a contractor to maintain records of plant equipment. (i) FAR 45.505–7 requires a contractor to maintain records of real property. (j) FAR 45.505–8 requires a contractor to maintain scrap and salvage records. (k) FAR 45.505–9 requires a contractor to maintain records of related data and information. (l) FAR 45.505–10 requires a contractor to maintain records for completed products. (m) FAR 45.505–11 requires a contractor to maintain records of transportation and installation costs of plant equipment. (n) FAR 45.505–12 requires a contractor to maintain records of misdirected shipments. (o) FAR 45.505–13 requires a contractor to maintain records of property returned for rework. (p) FAR 45.505–14 requires a contractor to submit an annual report of Government property accountable to each agency contract. (q) FAR 45.508–2 requires a contractor to report the results of physical inventories. (r) FAR 45.509–1(a)(3) requires a contractor to record work accomplished in maintaining Government property. (s) FAR 45.509–1(c) requires a contractor to report the need for major repair, replacement and other rehabilitation work. (t) FAR 45.509–2(b)(2) requires a contractor to maintain utilization records. (u) FAR 45.606–1 requires a contractor to submit inventory schedules. E:\FR\FM\19JYN1.SGM 19JYN1

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[Federal Register Volume 71, Number 138 (Wednesday, July 19, 2006)]
[Notices]
[Pages 40998-40999]
From the Federal Register Online via the Government Printing Office [www.gpo.gov]
[FR Doc No: 06-6333]


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DEPARTMENT OF DEFENSE

GENERAL SERVICES ADMINISTRATION

NATIONAL AERONAUTICS AND SPACE ADMINISTRATION

[OMB Control No. 9000-0129]


Federal Acquisition Regulation; Information Collection; Cost 
Accounting Standards Administration

AGENCIES: Department of Defense (DOD), General Services Administration 
(GSA), and National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA).

ACTION: Notice of request for comments regarding an extension to an 
existing OMB clearance (9000-0129).

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SUMMARY: Under the provisions of the Paperwork Reduction Act of 1995 
(44 U.S.C. Chapter 35), the Federal Acquisition Regulation (FAR) 
Secretariat will be submitting to the Office of Management and Budget 
(OMB) a request to review and approve an extension of a currently 
approved information collection requirement concerning cost accounting 
standards administration. The clearance currently expires on October 
31, 2006.
    Public comments are particularly invited on: Whether this 
collection of information is necessary for the proper performance of 
functions of the FAR, and whether it will have practical utility; 
whether our estimate of the public burden of this collection of 
information is accurate, and based on valid assumptions and 
methodology; ways to enhance the quality, utility, and clarity of the 
information to be collected; and ways in which we can minimize the 
burden of the collection of information on those who are to respond, 
through the use of appropriate technological collection techniques or 
other forms of information technology.

DATES: Submit comments on or before Sepetmber 18,2006.

ADDRESSES: Submit comments regarding this burden estimate or any other 
aspect of the collection of information, including suggestions for 
reducing this burden to the General Services Administration, Regulatory 
Secretariat (VIR), 1800 F Street, NW, Room 4035, Washington, DC 20405.

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FOR FURTHER INFORMATION CONTACT: Mr. Jeremy Olson, Contract Policy 
Division, GSA, (202) 501-3221.

SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION:

A. Purpose

    FAR Subpart 30.6 and the provision at 52.230-5 include pertinent 
rules and regulations related to the Cost Accounting Standards along 
with necessary administrative policies and procedures. These 
administrative policies require certain contractors to submit cost 
impact estimates and descriptions in cost accounting practices and also 
to provide information on CAS-covered subcontractors.

B. Annual Reporting Burden

    Number of Respondents: 644.
    Responses Per Respondent: 2.27.
    Total Responses: 1,462.
    Average Burden Hours Per Response: 175.00
    Total Burden Hours: 255,829.
    OBTAINING COPIES OF PROPOSALS: Requesters may obtain a copy of the 
information collection documents from the General Services 
Administration, Regulatory Secretariat (VIR), Room 4035, Washington, DC 
20405, telephone (202) 501-4755. Please cite OMB Control Number 9000-
0129, Cost Accounting Standards Administration, in all correspondence.

    Dated: July 10, 2006.
Linda Nelson,
Deputy Director,Contract Policy Division.
[FR Doc. 06-6333 Filed 7-18-06; 8:45 am]
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